Take a tilt at side saddle
The Laois Foxhounds is to host a special lawn meet for ladies who wish to try hunting side saddle.
The meet will take place at Shanahoe House, Shanahoe, close to Abbeyleix in Co Laois on Saturday.
Organiser Marian Condren says the meet is to help promote the art of side-saddle riding and will also feature Laois Pony Club recreating scenes from period drama Downton Abbey.
Stabling and refreshments for riders travelling long distances will be provided. For more information, contact Ms Condren on 059 8635517 or 086 3850905 or David Lalor, Master for the Laois Foxhounds, on 087 2542114.